the writing of kuypers
2001-04-09 14:41:30 (UTC)

Quite Happy Looking

Quite Happy Looking


This smile I made for myself --
do you
see it? I made it
out of clay,
and I shaped it
to be quite happy
looking. I parted
the lips and
curled up the edges.
I even
polished the teeth. It looks real.

It was a very
good looking smile.
But not even the clay
I shaped and
molded can last forever,
and now
the sides curl down.
The clay
looks tired from
holding this pose.
I am not fooling you
anymore, am I